Enjoy a guided highlights tour of Tauranga
Embark upon our Tauranga Day Tours and take the opportunity to explore the beautiful city and surrounding areas of Tauranga.
The area was originally discovered by Maori in the 13th century, they gave the area the name Tauranga, which translates as “safe anchorage, place of rest”.
Mauao, Mount Maunganui or “The Mount” as its more commonly known by locals, is considered as both important and tapu (sacred) by local Māori iwi . It is one of the first sights you will see you upon entering the Port of Tauranga. The beautiful Main Beach here has been awarded the ‘Best Beach in New Zealand’ by TripAdvisor, and ranks itself amongst the top 25 best beaches in the world.
Tauranga’s city waterfront is known locally as The Strand and features a wide range of bars and restaurants. These cater for a range of tastes including fine dining and international cuisine is served alongside bar snacks and tempting, tapas platters.
Both locations have a wide range of shops selling art, giftware, local crafts, designer labels and much more. The Mount and Tauranga are also very popular holiday destinations for New Zealanders as well as international visitors. Tauranga is also one of New Zealand’s fastest growing cities with a population of approximately 111,000 people.
*Please Note: Times may change slightly to coincide with any changes in cruise schedules
Tauranga Day Tours – Details:
- Vehicle Capacity: 19 people
- Minimum of 4 passengers required (Custom tours also available)
- Tour duration 4 hours (approx)
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Port Of Tauranga|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive by 9:15 AM for 9:30AM departure – 1.20PM for 1.30PM departure|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 1:30 PM (1st Tour) & 5.30PM (2nd Tour)|
|WEAR||Comfortable clothing and footwear, don’t forget a sun hat and sunscreen!|
*NOTE: The tour operates twice daily with the second tour departing at 1.30PM returing at 5.30PM
9.30 AM: Pick up
- Depart Port Of Tauranga at 9.30am
- Scenic drive to The Elms Historic House
- Visit Mossops Honey
- Short drive to Scenic McLaren Falls